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ERIC Number: ED311194
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989-Jun
Pages: 79
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Glimpses into Northwest Lives: Some Outstanding Women.
Simon-McWilliams, Ethel; Caldwell, Fran
Intended as a motivational tool to be used in public school classroom instruction and counseling, this document recognizes some of the outstanding women, from varied ethnic and racial backgrounds, who have contributed to life in the northwestern United States. The document contains succinct biographies of 37 women, and also includes suggestions to teachers and counselors on how to use the document with students. Each biography includes a photograph of the woman featured. The women live in Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, and Washington, and their biographies are grouped by state. The occupations of the women include the following: traditional basket weaver; bush pilot; attorney; civil rights activist; home economist; teacher; poet; violinist; engineer; legislator; theatre director; nuclear engineer; dentist; corporate executive; social service director; bank administrator; military leader; county commissioner; business owner and manager; counselor; Native American mask artist; international marketing entrepreneur; secretary of state; zoo director; nurse practitioner; civic leader; community health representative; restaurateur; city lawmaker; consultant; state legislator; Congressional representative; Native American language translator; school board director; and historian. The document's advice to teachers and counselors includes suggestions on the following themes: (1) success; (2) history and tradition; (3) obstacles to overcome; and (4) learning. (CML)
Publication Type: Reports - General
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Northwest Regional Educational Lab., Portland, OR. Center for National Origin, Race and Sex Equity.
Identifiers - Location: Alaska; Idaho; Oregon; Washington